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Global Energy Summit

September 28 - October 8

9:00 am BST / 9:00 am CET / 10:00 am SGT

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About the event

Net zero and the future of energy

The world is only just recovering from Covid-19. But the challenge of limiting the impact of climate change has not gone away and will be taken up again in earnest at COP26 in November. Wood Mackenzie’s trusted analysis of energy and natural resources comes into its own at times like this.

  • What would a 2-degree pathway mean for commodities? 
  • How will we meet the world's electrification ambitions?
  • Which technologies will be the winners and the losers?
  • Who will finance the transition to low-carbon energy?
  • Can the energy and natural resources sector adapt to the emerging challenges?

All these questions and more will be addressed by Wood Mackenzie’s world-leading experts and top-tier invited guest speakers from industry, finance and government.

  • Two

    weeks of in-depth rich bite-size content

  • Three

    Regional plenaries

  • Five

    Dedicated sector sessions

Highlighted Speakers

Meet and hear from leading experts, helping you make smarter business decisions and develop your long-term strategy. Discover insightful case studies and learn from businesses leaders about current challenges and their solutions, presented by Wood Mackenzie research and guest speakers

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Agenda

9:00 AM

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Plenary | EMEARC

Simon Flowers

Chairman, Chief Analyst and author of The Edge

Wood Mackenzie

Bernard Looney

Chief Executive Officer

BP

Maarten Wetselaar

Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions Director

Royal Dutch Shell plc

10:00 AM

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Plenary | APAC

9:00 AM

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Plenary | Americas

Ed Crooks

Vice-Chair, Americas

Wood Mackenzie

Anatol Feygin

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Cheniere Energy

Gretchen Watkins

President, Shell Oil Company | Executive Vice President Global Shales

Shell Oil Company

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Why attend?

  • Hear from Wood Mackenzie industry experts and guest speakers across APAC, Americas and EMEA through our plenary sessions
  • Deeper dive into your area of focus and build your own learning experience by joining a mix of live sector dedicated sessions and consume at pace content in our dedicated suites week
  • Be part of a global network, connect, learn and share with attendees across the world - gain access to industry peers via our event communities and 1:1 meeting tool

Focus week

In addition to the plenary sessions on Sept 27 – 29, this year we are including our first ever Wood Mackenzie Focus Week, designed to give you the opportunity to dive deeper into specific areas of interest. Access to the Focus Week is included in all event tickets, and will include:

  • 5 x live sessions across the week of 4th – 8th October (one per day, per region)
  • On-demand access to all live session recordings (all global content included)
  • Access to exclusively released event content via your own event library, for you to consume at your own pace

The week will have one focus per day:

  • Monday 4 October - From Oil to Energy: strategies for the transition
  • Tuesday 5 October - Now or Never: getting gas & LNG ready for net zero​
  • Wednesday 6 October - The Energy Transition: start of the next chapter​
  • Thursday 7 October - ​Upstream Oil and Gas: navigating existential uncertainties
  • Friday 8 October - The Metals Supercycle: a windfall for all or just the few?​

Make the most of the Focus Week and follow the 4 steps below. 

 

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Simon Flowers

Chairman, Chief Analyst and author of The Edge

Wood Mackenzie

Simon has a long history with Wood Mackenzie. He first joined the company in 1983, as a North-West Europe upstream analyst, later moving to Sydney to become an equity analyst covering the Australian oil, gas and mining sectors. On returning to the UK in 1992, Simon was a No.1 ranked oil analyst with NatWest Markets after which he took on the role of MD and Head of Pan European Utilities Research with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There he worked with the boards of many utility companies and was involved in most of the major European privatisations, including Enel, EdF and GdF. Simon re-joined Wood Mackenzie in 2010, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience across a breadth of commodities and sectors including oil and gas, utilities and mining. His experience makes him uniquely qualified to occupy the role of Chief Analyst and Chairman, which sees him produce high-value content and thematic research. Simon’s views on the issues shaping the energy world are regularly sought by industry leaders as well as international media. Education B.Sc (Hons) Geology, University of Edinburgh

Gavin Thompson

Vice Chairman, Energy - Asia Pacific

Wood Mackenzie

Gavin joined Wood Mackenzie in 1997. His expertise spans across the Asia Pacific commodity sectors, and in particular, helping companies identify and build their international growth strategies. He has led a range of consultancy and research projects with domestic and international energy companies across the region, providing LNG project evaluation and provincial gas price forecasting. In 2017, Gavin took the role of Head of Asia Pacific research, and led a team of around 100 analysts. Most recently in 2019, Gavin was appointed Vice Chairman, Energy for the company's Asia Pacific business. He is based in Singapore and frequently travels the region to meet with clients. Gavin holds a BA (First Class Hons) from Newcastle University in Politics, Economics and Chinese language.

Ed Crooks

Vice-Chair, Americas

Wood Mackenzie

Ed Crooks joined Wood Mackenzie in September in a new role as Vice-Chair, Americas. Based in New York, he covers all energy commodities, technologies and sectors, understanding the forces shaping the industry worldwide. Before Wood Mackenzie, he was an award-winning energy editor for the Financial Times, first in London and then in New York, where he wrote the popular ‘Energy Source’ newsletter. He joined the FT in 1999 as economics editor. He previously worked as an economics correspondent for BBC News, a reporter for Investor’s Chronicle magazine, and an economic researcher at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He also served on the UK government’s Sustainable Development Commission. Education Ed has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

Ann Louise

Vice President, Macro Oil

Wood Mackenzie

Ann-Louise Hittle brings to Wood Mackenzie over 25 years of experience in analysing global oil markets. Her career began with Gulf Oil, where she focused on OPEC and markets in Asia. She then worked as a Middle East/Oil Markets research associate with Kissinger Associates and a Senior Oil and Gas Futures Analyst with Shearson Lehman Brothers. During her decades in the industry, Ann-Louise established an international reputation for her analyses of short- to long-term oil markets. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Ann-Louise worked at Cambridge Energy Research Associates, where she was Research Head of the Upstream Oil Service with responsibility for world oil market analysis and writing long-term scenarios. After joining Wood Mackenzie in 2003, she directed the development of the Macro Oils Service, launched in April 2005, and led it until her promotion to Vice President. In addition to overseeing the oils research team, Ann-Louise is a frequent contributor to numerous industry publications and conferences, where she shares her trusted insights on the futures of oil markets. Ann-Louise's extensive experience and deep understanding of Middle East markets make her an invaluable member of the Wood Mackenzie team. With oil markets becoming more complex due to production cuts and the growth of renewables, her guidance helps our research team provide clients with timely, accurate market outlooks. Education Master's Middle East Studies, Harvard University BA History, St. Lawrence University

Amy Bowe

Head of Carbon Research

Wood Mackenzie

Amy has nearly two decades of experience covering the energy industry, with a strong focus on climate risk and strategy. As head of our Carbon Research practice, she is responsible for developing new carbon-related products and offerings with a consistent approach to climate-related analysis across all sectors and value chains. Prior to moving into her current role, Amy spent eight years with our Consulting team, where she originated and co-led the development of our Carbon Benchmarking initiative. She also led the team’s broader carbon offering, including energy transition strategy development, lifecycle emissions analysis of portfolios and investments and scenario analysis for purposes of TCFD disclosure. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Amy spent four years at Hess Corp., where she conducted long-term supply and demand analyses of oil, gas, and broader primary energy trends, and helped to develop the company’s climate change strategy. Amy has also worked as an analyst for PIRA Energy, PFC Energy and Ziff Brothers Investments. Amy holds an MA in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in Communication, French and Political Science from the University of Arizona.

Chris Seiple

Vice Chairman

Wood Mackenzie

Chris is the Vice Chairman of Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition and Power & Renewables team. Chris brings to this role more than 25 years of global power industry experience. In the early part of his career, Chris was a consultant working on electric deregulation policy and strategy development for power companies, most of that time spent at Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), now part of IHS. He later joined GE Energy Financial Service where as the SVP of Investment Strategy he helped underwrite debt and equity investments in power assets, and then moved into a role managing a 2,000 MW portfolio of gas and coal assets owned by GE EFS, as well as overseeing the development and startup of Linden VFT, one of the first merchant transmission projects in the country. Most recently, Chris led Genscape’s power analytics, software, and monitoring businesses and came to Wood Mackenzie through its acquisition of Genscape. Chris is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Muhlenberg College, with degrees in Russian Studies and Political Science. He also has a M.S. in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP).

Julian Kettle

Vice Chairman, Metals & Mining

Wood Mackenzie

Julian brings 30 years of experience in the analysis of metals and mining to his current role as Vice Chairman, Metals & Mining, where he is responsible for senior stakeholder engagement and relationships. He is a recognised authority on the aluminium industry across the value chain from bauxite mining through to end-use analysis. His in-depth understanding of the key factors influencing the industry and issues that stakeholders face is of critical importance in his work providing strategic advice to clients. Since joining Wood Mackenzie, he has carried out the role of Manager – Metal Market Services, Global Head of Metals Research, and Global Head of Metals and Mining Research. Julian travels extensively and regularly presents to senior industry and financial community stakeholders on our analysis across the value chain of the metals and mining space, covering aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, zinc, iron ore, steel and coal. He also supports consulting assignments and specialises in market environment assessment, expert witness, raw materials sourcing, contract pricing, portfolio optimisation and strategic advisory relating to brownfield and greenfield investments in the metals and mining space. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Julian worked in British Aerospace Commercial Aircraft Division, where he was a development engineer responsible for the development and evaluation of advanced materials and processes for aerospace applications. Education BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy and Microstructural Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University

Bernard Looney

Chief Executive Officer

BP

Bernard Looney was appointed chief executive officer in February 2020. He previously ran bp’s Upstream business from April 2016 and has been a member of the company’s executive management team since November 2010. As chief executive, Upstream, Bernard was responsible for bp’s oil and gas exploration, development and production activities worldwide. The Upstream segment included some 17,000 people operating across almost 30 countries producing around 2.6 million barrels equivalent of oil and gas a day. In this role, Bernard oversaw improvements in both process and personal safety performances and production grew by 20%. There were also significant improvements in both gender and global diversity. Bernard initiated a group-wide dialogue on mental health in hope of ‘ending the stigma’ associated with the issue – a subject he remains passionate about today. He led access into new countries, high-graded the portfolio and created innovative new business models. Bernard also encouraged bp to lead on methane detection methods as well as driving sustainable emissions reductions of almost 3 million tonnes CO2 equivalent over two years. In earlier Upstream executive roles, he was responsible for all bp-operated oil and gas production worldwide and for all bp’s drilling and major project activity. He led the creation of central drilling and projects functions following the Deepwater Horizon accident. Bernard joined bp in 1991 as a drilling engineer and worked in operational roles in the North Sea, Vietnam and the Gulf of Mexico, including as drilling engineer on the discovery of the giant Thunder Horse field. After a period in bp Alaska, he became head of the group CEO's office, working directly for bp CEO’s Lord Browne and then Tony Hayward. An Irish citizen, Bernard grew up in County Kerry and in 1991 gained a degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin. In 2005, he gained a MS in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Bernard is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the Energy Institute and is also a mentor in the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Executive Programme. He was elected a director of Rosneft in June 2020.

Anatol Feygin

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Cheniere Energy

Anatol Feygin has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since September 2016. Mr. Feygin joined Cheniere in March 2014 as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Mr. Feygin also currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Partners and as a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Holdings. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Feygin worked with Loews Corporation from November 2007 to March 2014, most recently as its Vice President, Energy Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Feygin spent three years at Bank of America, most recently as Head of Global Commodity Strategy. Mr. Feygin began his banking career at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. as Senior Analyst, Natural Gas Pipelines and Distributors. Mr. Feygin earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Maarten Wetselaar

Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions Director

Royal Dutch Shell plc

Maarten Wetselaar is Integrated Gas & New Energies Director and member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell. He is responsible for Shell’s Integrated Gas business, including the industry-leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gasto-liquids (GTL) positions. He also leads the New Energies business, including Shell’s investments in low-carbon electricity, new fuels, and new business models for a lower carbon future. He oversees 38 countries for Shell, including Australia, China, Japan, Qatar, Russia, and Trinidad & Tobago. Maarten holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Groningen and a post doctorate Controllers degree from VU University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. After joining Shell in 1995 he held a variety of financial, commercial and general management roles in Shell’s Upstream, Downstream and Trading businesses in Europe, Brazil, Ghana, the Middle East and Russia. In 2009, Maarten became Executive Vice President Finance in Upstream International. From 2013 to 2015 he served as Executive Vice President for Integrated Gas, based in Singapore. Maarten is married and father of three. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, he enjoys traveling and sports, including football, sailing and golf. Maarten also enjoys reading and music.

Gretchen Watkins

President, Shell Oil Company | Executive Vice President Global Shales

Shell Oil Company

As President of Shell Oil Company, Gretchen Watkins oversees the strategic integration of all Shell businesses in the United States and leads the US Country Coordination Team. Since being named to this post in 2018, she has become the company’s leading voice, with public and private leaders, across a wide range of energy-related policy and societal challenges. In addition to these responsibilities, Gretchen serves as Executive Vice President of Shell’s Global Shales business, overseeing the exploration, development, and production of Shell’s Upstream shale oil and gas portfolio, which includes assets in the US, Canada, and Argentina. Before joining Shell in May 2018, Gretchen served as the Chief Executive Officer of Maersk Oil, following two years as Chief Operating Officer. Gretchen’s tenure at Maersk coincided with a low-price environment for oil, but under her leadership, the company delivered above-target operational and financial results, enabling a safe and successful enterprise sale of Maersk Oil to Total in 2017. Gretchen began her career nearly 30 years ago as a Facilities Engineer for Amoco in the Gulf of Mexico. She then worked as a Trading Manager for Amoco and BP before commencing an international career that has included a variety of senior executive roles at BP, Marathon Oil, and Maersk Oil in North America, Europe, and Asia. She has led joint ventures and negotiated contracts with countries and companies across the upstream, midstream, and downstream businesses. Gretchen currently serves as a non-executive director of the Mosaic Company, one of the world’s leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients, and previously served as a non-executive director for W. S. Atkins, a global engineering consultancy and FTSE 200 company from 2014 until its merger with SNC Lavalin in 2017. Gretchen graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has had executive education at Cambridge and Stanford Universities.

Bernard Looney

Chief Executive Officer

BP

Bernard Looney was appointed chief executive officer in February 2020. He previously ran bp’s Upstream business from April 2016 and has been a member of the company’s executive management team since November 2010. As chief executive, Upstream, Bernard was responsible for bp’s oil and gas exploration, development and production activities worldwide. The Upstream segment included some 17,000 people operating across almost 30 countries producing around 2.6 million barrels equivalent of oil and gas a day. In this role, Bernard oversaw improvements in both process and personal safety performances and production grew by 20%. There were also significant improvements in both gender and global diversity. Bernard initiated a group-wide dialogue on mental health in hope of ‘ending the stigma’ associated with the issue – a subject he remains passionate about today. He led access into new countries, high-graded the portfolio and created innovative new business models. Bernard also encouraged bp to lead on methane detection methods as well as driving sustainable emissions reductions of almost 3 million tonnes CO2 equivalent over two years. In earlier Upstream executive roles, he was responsible for all bp-operated oil and gas production worldwide and for all bp’s drilling and major project activity. He led the creation of central drilling and projects functions following the Deepwater Horizon accident. Bernard joined bp in 1991 as a drilling engineer and worked in operational roles in the North Sea, Vietnam and the Gulf of Mexico, including as drilling engineer on the discovery of the giant Thunder Horse field. After a period in bp Alaska, he became head of the group CEO's office, working directly for bp CEO’s Lord Browne and then Tony Hayward. An Irish citizen, Bernard grew up in County Kerry and in 1991 gained a degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin. In 2005, he gained a MS in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Bernard is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the Energy Institute and is also a mentor in the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Executive Programme. He was elected a director of Rosneft in June 2020.

Anatol Feygin

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Cheniere Energy

Anatol Feygin has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since September 2016. Mr. Feygin joined Cheniere in March 2014 as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Mr. Feygin also currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Partners and as a director and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cheniere Holdings. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Feygin worked with Loews Corporation from November 2007 to March 2014, most recently as its Vice President, Energy Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Feygin spent three years at Bank of America, most recently as Head of Global Commodity Strategy. Mr. Feygin began his banking career at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. as Senior Analyst, Natural Gas Pipelines and Distributors. Mr. Feygin earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Simon Flowers

Chairman, Chief Analyst and author of The Edge

Wood Mackenzie

Simon has a long history with Wood Mackenzie. He first joined the company in 1983, as a North-West Europe upstream analyst, later moving to Sydney to become an equity analyst covering the Australian oil, gas and mining sectors. On returning to the UK in 1992, Simon was a No.1 ranked oil analyst with NatWest Markets after which he took on the role of MD and Head of Pan European Utilities Research with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There he worked with the boards of many utility companies and was involved in most of the major European privatisations, including Enel, EdF and GdF. Simon re-joined Wood Mackenzie in 2010, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience across a breadth of commodities and sectors including oil and gas, utilities and mining. His experience makes him uniquely qualified to occupy the role of Chief Analyst and Chairman, which sees him produce high-value content and thematic research. Simon’s views on the issues shaping the energy world are regularly sought by industry leaders as well as international media. Education B.Sc (Hons) Geology, University of Edinburgh

Ed Crooks

Vice-Chair, Americas

Wood Mackenzie

Ed Crooks joined Wood Mackenzie in September in a new role as Vice-Chair, Americas. Based in New York, he covers all energy commodities, technologies and sectors, understanding the forces shaping the industry worldwide. Before Wood Mackenzie, he was an award-winning energy editor for the Financial Times, first in London and then in New York, where he wrote the popular ‘Energy Source’ newsletter. He joined the FT in 1999 as economics editor. He previously worked as an economics correspondent for BBC News, a reporter for Investor’s Chronicle magazine, and an economic researcher at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He also served on the UK government’s Sustainable Development Commission. Education Ed has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

Gavin Thompson

Vice Chairman, Energy - Asia Pacific

Wood Mackenzie

Gavin joined Wood Mackenzie in 1997. His expertise spans across the Asia Pacific commodity sectors, and in particular, helping companies identify and build their international growth strategies. He has led a range of consultancy and research projects with domestic and international energy companies across the region, providing LNG project evaluation and provincial gas price forecasting. In 2017, Gavin took the role of Head of Asia Pacific research, and led a team of around 100 analysts. Most recently in 2019, Gavin was appointed Vice Chairman, Energy for the company's Asia Pacific business. He is based in Singapore and frequently travels the region to meet with clients. Gavin holds a BA (First Class Hons) from Newcastle University in Politics, Economics and Chinese language.

Amy Bowe

Head of Carbon Research

Wood Mackenzie

Amy has nearly two decades of experience covering the energy industry, with a strong focus on climate risk and strategy. As head of our Carbon Research practice, she is responsible for developing new carbon-related products and offerings with a consistent approach to climate-related analysis across all sectors and value chains. Prior to moving into her current role, Amy spent eight years with our Consulting team, where she originated and co-led the development of our Carbon Benchmarking initiative. She also led the team’s broader carbon offering, including energy transition strategy development, lifecycle emissions analysis of portfolios and investments and scenario analysis for purposes of TCFD disclosure. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Amy spent four years at Hess Corp., where she conducted long-term supply and demand analyses of oil, gas, and broader primary energy trends, and helped to develop the company’s climate change strategy. Amy has also worked as an analyst for PIRA Energy, PFC Energy and Ziff Brothers Investments. Amy holds an MA in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in Communication, French and Political Science from the University of Arizona.

Ann Louise

Vice President, Macro Oil

Wood Mackenzie

Ann-Louise Hittle brings to Wood Mackenzie over 25 years of experience in analysing global oil markets. Her career began with Gulf Oil, where she focused on OPEC and markets in Asia. She then worked as a Middle East/Oil Markets research associate with Kissinger Associates and a Senior Oil and Gas Futures Analyst with Shearson Lehman Brothers. During her decades in the industry, Ann-Louise established an international reputation for her analyses of short- to long-term oil markets. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Ann-Louise worked at Cambridge Energy Research Associates, where she was Research Head of the Upstream Oil Service with responsibility for world oil market analysis and writing long-term scenarios. After joining Wood Mackenzie in 2003, she directed the development of the Macro Oils Service, launched in April 2005, and led it until her promotion to Vice President. In addition to overseeing the oils research team, Ann-Louise is a frequent contributor to numerous industry publications and conferences, where she shares her trusted insights on the futures of oil markets. Ann-Louise's extensive experience and deep understanding of Middle East markets make her an invaluable member of the Wood Mackenzie team. With oil markets becoming more complex due to production cuts and the growth of renewables, her guidance helps our research team provide clients with timely, accurate market outlooks. Education Master's Middle East Studies, Harvard University BA History, St. Lawrence University

Julian Kettle

Vice Chairman, Metals & Mining

Wood Mackenzie

Julian brings 30 years of experience in the analysis of metals and mining to his current role as Vice Chairman, Metals & Mining, where he is responsible for senior stakeholder engagement and relationships. He is a recognised authority on the aluminium industry across the value chain from bauxite mining through to end-use analysis. His in-depth understanding of the key factors influencing the industry and issues that stakeholders face is of critical importance in his work providing strategic advice to clients. Since joining Wood Mackenzie, he has carried out the role of Manager – Metal Market Services, Global Head of Metals Research, and Global Head of Metals and Mining Research. Julian travels extensively and regularly presents to senior industry and financial community stakeholders on our analysis across the value chain of the metals and mining space, covering aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, zinc, iron ore, steel and coal. He also supports consulting assignments and specialises in market environment assessment, expert witness, raw materials sourcing, contract pricing, portfolio optimisation and strategic advisory relating to brownfield and greenfield investments in the metals and mining space. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Julian worked in British Aerospace Commercial Aircraft Division, where he was a development engineer responsible for the development and evaluation of advanced materials and processes for aerospace applications. Education BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy and Microstructural Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University

Shell

Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. We also invest in power, including from low-carbon sources such as wind and solar; and new fuels for transport, such as advanced biofuels and hydrogen. Shell's purpose is to power progress together with more and cleaner energy solutions. We believe that rising standards of living for a growing global population are likely to continue to drive demand for energy, including oil and gas, for years to come. At the same time, the need to tackle climate change means there is a global transition under way to a low-carbon energy system.

https://www.shell.com/